FAMILY SPHINGIDAE
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Megacorma Rothschild & Jordan

Type species: obliqua Walker.

The tongue is longer than the body. The thorax is relatively massive. The genus is defined by the peculiar scaling and proportions of the labial palp. The forewing is a pale yellowish grey with several fasciae that are crossed by a conspicuous black band from the centre of the costa to the centre of the margin. In the male genitalia the uncus is entire: the harpe on the valve bears a row of numerous long teeth on its margin.

Nothing is known of the biology of the single species (D'Abrera, 1986: 14) included.

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